|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||59° 25' 1'' North , 7° 55' 18'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||59.41716,7.92177|
|Other regions containing this locality:||Scandinavia|
|Locality type:||Prospect (Abandoned) - last checked 2017|
|Köppen climate type:||Dfc : Subarctic climate|
|Name(s) in local language(s):||Kvartsåre Nr.1, Riplusdalsnuten forekomst, Skafså, Tokke kommune, Telemark fylke, Norge|
A 20 cm wide sulfide ore-bearing quartz wein located about 90 m E of the Riplusdalen summit. Relatively rich in Bi-sulfosalts, as silvery masses up to 1 cm across (Larsen & Topa 2018)
14 valid minerals.
This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.
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541 - 2500 Ma
|Proterozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks|
Age: Proterozoic (541 - 2500 Ma)
Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. 
1000 - 1600 Ma
|Proterozoic II meta-sandstone|
Age: Mesoproterozoic (1000 - 1600 Ma)
Description: undifferentiated metamorphic
Reference: Asch, K. The 1:5M International Geological Map of Europe and Adjacent Areas: Development and Implementation of a GIS-enabled Concept. Geologisches Jahrbuch, SA 3.